Dhanbad, Aug 10: Couple of men were shot dead at Godhar Kali Basti under Kenduadih Police Station area of this district.
Police sources said that the incident which took place late Wednesday night both the men were called out from their respective homes and later they were shot. They were rushed to the near by hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
The deceased have been identified as Suraj Bhuiyaan (35) and Manoj Verma (30). A local BJP leader Roshan Das and his younger brother Sohan Das have been accused for the murder by the family members of the deceased men.
Upon receiving the information Rural SP Dhanbad Ashutosh Shekhar reached on the spot and inquired into the matter. He said that two people are involved in the killing and to catch them raids are on. He said that all of them use to work together and due to some dispute between them the two men were shot dead. The SP said that the killing was related to establishing supremacy over coal trade in the area.